Holkar

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The Holkar dynasty was a Maratha clan of Dhangar origin in India.wikipedia
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Maratha (caste)

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The Holkar dynasty was a Maratha clan of Dhangar origin in India.
By the 19th century, the empire had become a confederacy of individual states controlled by Maratha chiefs such as Gaekwads of Baroda, the Holkars of Indore, the Scindias of Gwalior, the Puars of Dhar and Dewas, and Bhonsles of Nagpur.

Indore State

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The Holkars were generals under Peshwa Baji Rao I, and later became Maharajas of Indore in Central India as an independent member of the Maratha Empire until 1818.
Its rulers belonged to the Holkar dynasty.

Malhar Rao Holkar

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The dynasty was founded with Malhar Rao, who joined the service of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire in 1721, and quickly rose to the rank of Subedar.
He was the first prince from the Holkar family which ruled the Indore State.

Indore

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In the 1720s, he led Maratha armies in Malwa region, and in 1733 was granted 9 parghanas in the vicinity of Indore by the Peshwa.
During the days of the British Raj, Indore State was a 19 Gun Salute (21 locally) princely state (a rare high rank) ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, until they acceded to the Union of India.

Ahilyabai Holkar

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He was succeeded by Ahilyabai Holkar (r.
Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar (31 May 1725 – 13 August 1795 ) was the Holkar Queen of the Maratha Malwa kingdom, India.

Rajwada

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In 1747, he started the construction of his royal palace, the Rajwada.
It was built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire about two centuries ago.

Kampel, Indore

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The township of Indore had already existed as an independent principality established by Nandlal Mandloi of Kampel, Nandlal Mandloi was won by the Maratha force and allowed them to camp across the Khan River.
It was the headquarters of a pargana in Mughal Empire before the administrative center of the region was shifted to Indore city under the Holkars of the Maratha Empire.

Maratha Empire

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The Holkars were generals under Peshwa Baji Rao I, and later became Maharajas of Indore in Central India as an independent member of the Maratha Empire until 1818.
These leaders became known as the Gaekwads of Baroda, the Holkars of Indore and Malwa, the Scindias of Gwalior and Ujjain, the Bhonsales of Nagpur, the Mehere's of Vidharbha and the Puars of Dhar and Dewas.

Princely state

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Later, their kingdom became a princely state under the protectorate of British India. At the conclusion of the Third Anglo-Maratha War, the Holkars lost much of their territory to the British and were incorporated into the British Raj as a princely state of the Central India Agency.
Six more – the Nawab of Bhopal, the Maharaja Holkar of Indore, the Maharaja of Bharatpur, the Maharana of Udaipur, the Maharaja of Kolhapur, the Maharaja of Patiala and the Maharaja of Travancore – were entitled to 19-gun salutes.

Maheshwar

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She moved the capital to Maheshwar, south of Indore on the Narmada River.
It was the capital of the Malwa during the Maratha Holkar reign till 6 January 1818, when the capital was shifted to Indore by Malhar Rao Holkar III.

Maharaja

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The Holkars were generals under Peshwa Baji Rao I, and later became Maharajas of Indore in Central India as an independent member of the Maratha Empire until 1818.
Certain Hindu dynasties even came to use a unique style, including a term which as such is not of princely rank, e.g. Maharaja Gaikwar of Baroda, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, Maharaja Holkar of Indore, three of the very highest ranking ruling Maratha houses.

Maharashtra

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She was born in the Chaundi village in Maharashtra.
His son Shivaji Maharaj succeeded in establishing the Maratha Empire which was further expanded during the 18th century by the Bhat family Peshwas based in Pune, Bhonsle of Nagpur, Gaekwad of Baroda, Holkar of Indore, Scindia of Gwalior.

Malwa

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In the 1720s, he led Maratha armies in Malwa region, and in 1733 was granted 9 parghanas in the vicinity of Indore by the Peshwa.
The Holkar dynasty ruled Malwa from Indore and Maheshwar on the Narmada until 1818, when the Marathas were defeated by the British in the Third Anglo-Maratha War, and the Holkars of Indore became a princely state of the British Raj.

Yashwantrao Holkar

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His son Yashwantrao Holkar (r.
H. H. Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Shrimant Yashwant Rao Holkar (Marathi: यशवंतराव होळकर) Bahadur, belonging to the subordinate feudatory Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empires was the subordinate feudatory raja of the Maratha Empire.

Tukoji Rao Holkar

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The adopted son of Malhar Rao Haolkar, Tukoji Rao Holkar (r.
Shrimant Subadar Tukoji Rao I Holkar IV Bahadur (26 kule 1723 – 15 August 1797), belonging to the Holkar clan of the Marathas was the feudatory of Indore (r.

Malhar Rao Holkar II

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In 1811, the four-year-old Maharaja Malharrao Holkar II succeeded Yashwantrao Holkar.
Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Shrimant Malhar Rao II Holkar VII Subadar Bahadur (1806–27 October 1833), belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Marathas was the Maharaja Holkar of Indore (Hokar State) (r.

Dhangar

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The Holkar dynasty was a Maratha clan of Dhangar origin in India.
All Dhangars of Western Maharashtra and Konkan/Desh regions (formerly Marhatta country), like Holkars who were Dhangar, can be termed "Marathas", but all Marathas are not Dhangars.

Maratha Army

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In the 1720s, he led Maratha armies in Malwa region, and in 1733 was granted 9 parghanas in the vicinity of Indore by the Peshwa.
Following suit, the other Maratha chiefs (including their First Minister the Peshwa) such as the Holkars, the Bhosales, also raised French-trained artillery battalions.

Second Anglo-Maratha War

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He tried to free the Delhi Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II from the British in the unsuccessful Second Anglo-Maratha War.
The Maratha Empire at that time consisted of a confederacy of five major chiefs: the Peshwa (Prime Minister) at the capital city of Poona, the Gaekwad chief of Baroda, the Scindia chief of Gwalior, the Holkar chief of Indore, and the Bhonsale chief of Nagpur.

Third Anglo-Maratha War

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At the conclusion of the Third Anglo-Maratha War, the Holkars lost much of their territory to the British and were incorporated into the British Raj as a princely state of the Central India Agency.
Peshwa Baji Rao II's forces, supported by those of Mudhoji II Bhonsle of Nagpur and Malharrao Holkar III of Indore, rose against the East India Company.

Varanasi

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She also built temples at sacred sites outside her kingdom, from Dwarka in Gujarat east to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple at Varanasi on the Ganges.
Many of the ghats were constructed under the patronage of the Marathas, Shindes (Scindias), Holkars, Bhonsles, and Peshwas.

Yashwant Rao Holkar II

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Yashwantrao Holkar II (reigned 1926–1948) ruled Indore state until shortly after India's independence in 1947, when he acceded to the Union of India.
Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Sawai Shri Sir Yeshwant Rao II Holkar XIV Bahadur (6 September 1908 – 5 December 1961) was the Maharaja of Indore (Holkar State) belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Marathas.

Tukojirao Holkar II

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Tukojirao Holkar II (1835–1886) was installed on the throne on 27 June 1844.
3 May 1835, Maheshwar 17 June 1886) was the Maharaja of Indore (Hokar State) belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Marathas.

Khande Rao Holkar

Shrimant Sardar Khande Rao Holkar Subedar Bahadur (1798 - 22 February 1807), belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Marathas was the Maharaja of Indore (r.

Male Rao Holkar

Shrimant Subhedar Male Rao Holkar II Bahadur (1745 - 5 April 1767), belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Marathas was the Maharaja of Indore (r.1766 - 1767).